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Humanizing homelessness in the KW region

Humanizing homelessness in the KW region

Last year, the region of Waterloo set an ambitious goal to end chronic homelessness by Jan. 2020. That objective could not be met by their projected timeline, as the issues that people experiencing homelessness are facing are far more complex than what can be solved in a matter of months or a year. As well, shelters are seeing longer stays […]

by Emily Waitson· · Features ·
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Laurier professor helps those experiencing homelessness

Following a CBC Kitchener-Waterloo Radio article, Geoffrey Nelson, psychology professor at Wilfrid Laurier University, spoke about his four-year research project about homelessness and mental health. Nelson implemented this study, At Home Chez Soi, to prove that housing greatly benefits those with chronic homelessness, mental health struggles, addiction and other factors that contribute to homelessness. “The study was a research demonstration […]

by Nathalie Bouchard· · News ·